This program will build on the skills acquired by the learner in the previous programs by adding knowledge of AI/ML and Blockchain. This program also provides an introduction to interesting technologies that can be pursued in future programs. The learner should have completed or should be familiar with the topics covered in the Starting the Engines and Lift Off programs.

Course image Blockchain Concepts

We all hear a lot about Cryptocurrency (or more commonly Bitcoins). There is a very complex technology, known as Blockchain, that powers Cryptocurrency. What is interesting and important to know, however, is that Cryptocurrency is only one possible application of Blockchain as a technology. Blockchain allows you to build decentralized and highly secure solutions for many applications. In this course, you will learn the concepts of Blockchain and its applications.
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In the previous course, you will have learnt the concepts of Blockchain. The course will introduce you to the technology behind Blockchain applications. You will learn to set up your own private Blockchain network and to execute Blockchain transactions. You will also learn concept of Smart Contracts and how to program them using a language called Solidity.
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Course image Aeronautics

Aeronautics is the study of the science of flight. It also includes a study of the design and manufacturing of aircraft, and the techniques of operating aircraft. There are four basic areas that aeronautical engineers must understand in order to be able to design planes. These include: Aerodynamics, the study of how air flows around the airplane and how it impacts flight. Propulsion, the study of how to design an engine that will provide the thrust that is needed for a plane to take off and fly through the air. Materials and Structures, the study of what materials are to be used on the plane and in the engine and how those materials make the plane strong enough to fly effectively. And, Stability and Control, the study of how to control the speed, direction, altitude and other conditions that affect how a plane flies.
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Course image Drones/UAVs

Aviation and aeronautical engineering is an old field of study and today has some of the most advanced innovations in science and technology. The general focus so far has been on commercial and military aircraft, generally meant for transporting humans and cargo, that have sophisticated and complicated uses and need expert handling. Today there are much simpler forms of aircraft that are meant for purposes other than transporting humans and cargo, referred to as UAVs or Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Also commonly known as Drones, these aircraft have no human pilots on board but are controlled remotely by humans on the ground using radio signals. In this course, you will learn the principles of flight and how heavier-than-air aircraft, both large and small, manage to take-off, cruise in the air and land back on the ground.
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Course image Augmented/Virtual Reality

Augmented reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) are complementary technologies, using which you can build solutions that bridge the digital and physical worlds. With AR, using specialized devices you can combine digital elements with real-world elements around you. This solution has many applications that can connect the vast amounts of data and information in the digital world, to augment the information that you see in just the physical world. With VR, you can create a whole digital world that simulates the real world, allowing you to experience real-world elements without actually having to be physical in that space. AR/VR solutions require a combination of design skills and tools along with specialised technology. In this course, you will learn the concepts of AR/VR and some of its applications.
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3D printing, as the name suggests creates actual physical models of almost anything using specific materials based on instructions given to it by a computing device. The technology behind 3D printers is a combination of computing technology and the science of materials. 3D printers, previously very expensive and available only for specialised use, are now being made available at a lower cost for more common use. In this course, you will learn the concepts of 3D printing and some of its applications.
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